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Lost City

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“day trek”(90 reviews)
“ciudad perdida”(148 reviews)
“fruit”(56 reviews)
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El Mamey | Sierra Nevada, Santa Marta 470007, Colombia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The Lost City can ONLY be accessed after a 4/5 day trek. Muddy uneven paths and the weather can be unpredictable. Not for the feint hearted

Thank F1roger
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Amazing trek through the jungle to an amazing site. We did the trek with guide Pedro Fernandez from Magic Tours. He made the trip extra special by teaching us about the local indigenous culture and the history of Colombia. The trek is difficult. I think...More

Thank EstherM526
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very basic living conditions but lots of fun with a team approach. Food not great. High point swimming in the rivers and reaching the Lost City.

Thank janeM1984
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was in Santa Marta at the end of august 2018. I made the trek to Lost City with Expotur for 4 days. Our guide was Ciser Martinez, an excellent guider, whose comments were accurate. He has a very good character and a great human...More

1  Thank Seaside33165473412
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I did the lost city 4-days trek with expotur, and my experience was amazing. The guide, Gabriel Jose, and the translator, Branking, were very attentive to everyone, helping crossing the rivers, giving me advice... They both have a deep knowledge about history (Branking lived 6...More

1  Thank Delphine S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visiting Ciudad Perdida is the reward at the end of a 3-day slog up the mountain and through the forest. The pictures can’t do it justice as there are many sections of this ancient city to explore. A visit to Museo del Oro in Santa...More

1  Thank Grevee
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing archeologic site. Difficult to get to but well worth the effort. Very moving to see that the indigenous have started reclaiming the city that they had abandonned centuries ago. One if the mamos - the spiritual leader of the cogis - leave with his...More

Thank jackr776
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited with Expotour, and I recommend both the tour and company. Excellent experience and not one that can be done on your own.

Thank ChristyP_84102
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I strongly recommend expotour , my trek in ciudad perdida with my two friends was incredible !! Especially with John Jairo ( the guide) and his translator ( Hugo).

Thank adele C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went on the Lost City Trek as a part of a trip to the Coast and I can honestly say it was the best part of my trip. The landscapes were beautiful and we got to learn about the people living there and the...More

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14 October 2018|
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Response from eric8668 | Reviewed this property |
No, unfortunately not. The trip consisted of four days of continuous hiking for 6-8 hours. Very physically strenuous for adults. Most of the hikers in my group were in their 20s and they were extremely fit and athletic... More
21 September 2018|
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Response from Patricia R | Reviewed this property |
I did it with Expotour and it was a great experience, I book before, because i did it in easter week. There are not many places to stay and it is better to book before if you can. I think that prices are more or less the... More
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18 August 2018|
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Response from Jay-Wye G | Reviewed this property |
Yes, helicopter is the way, otherwise, when I did it in 93, bumpy roads on a truck, a walk to the guide's family house for the night and a day trek in semi humid jungle (biggest avocados in the wild) I've ever seen, bumped... More